• Talent Due Diligence

    For professional services and PE firms engaged in acquisition, gather insights on the key leadership team, skills, and alignment. Build effective risk mitigation plans to smooth the M&A process and increase success rate of leadership team integration.

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Professional services and PE firms make a significant investment to acquire human capital. But in reality, it is extremely complex to combine cultures and align skillsets in a way that allows both new and existing leaders to thrive.

Reduce risk by assessing the culture of both the acquired and the existing executive teams. Understand what drives success at each firm and align leaders to the right roles to enable successful integration.

  • Increase success and team effectiveness of collective leadership team
  • Align leaders in a newly combined team to their highest and best use
  • Maximize return on human capital investments
  • Reduce attrition of integral team members
  • Increase collaboration between leadership teams
Decrease turnover of key executive talent
 Increase combined leadership team effectiveness
Mitigated risk of lost institutional knowledge while stabilizing post acquisition relationships

Talent Due Diligence Solves Tough Challenges

Increase Success of Acquired Teams

Big changes can derail even the best teams. Perform talent due diligence to gather insights on skills and alignment. Create talent strategies to increase the probability of success.

Align Leader Strengths to Best Use

Today’s leaders want more meaningful opportunities. Assess strengths, derailers and motivators of top talent, aligning them to roles where they can achieve the highest potential.

Decode Success DNA in Your Culture

What behaviors really drive success at your firm? Benchmark leaders and culture carriers to reliably predict success of new hires, lateral hires, promoted leaders, and teams.

A Bespoke Approach to
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We leverage qualitative insights, as well as the Verity Leadership AssessmentSM – the only assessment built specifically for professional services leadership – to assess and understand what drives success in each culture.
We bring together science and wisdom to provide guidance on each leader’s unique strengths, derailers, and intrinsic motivators. We develop success benchmarks that uncover collective strengths, synergies, gaps, and opportunities.
For stakeholders, we provide readouts and advice on risk mitigation strategies to increase the propensity for newly integrated teams to succeed.
For individual leaders, we offer bespoke acceleration advisory services, meeting regularly over the first 6 months to review acceleration milestones, discuss challenges and opportunities, and adjust their program accordingly.
We facilitate a leadership summit to connect the dots of individual assessments through the lens of an integrated leadership team, increasing leadership awareness and team effectiveness.
Straightforward process:
  • Stakeholder Summit to understand key business challenges and plans
  • Interview top-performing culture carriers on both teams
  • Perform Verity assessments and debrief sessions with all leaders
  • Facilitate joint leadership summit workshop
  • Integration Acceleration Support for each key leader post acquisition

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